Dr Kavitha Muthiah
|Institute:||Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Limited|
Personalising Antiplatelet Therapy in Left Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients
Some patients with severe heart failure require a mechanical heart pump known as left ventricular assist device to support them whilst waiting for a heart transplant.
Although this pump is good at treating heart failure symptoms such as breathlessness and fatigue, they are prone to forming clots within them which may stop the…